At this stage, HES with multiorgan thromboses
Mean HCT <36% >36% Number of patients 20 10 Number of patient months 216 118 % AVFs 60% 60% % grafts 40% 40% Number of thromboses
5 4 Thrombosis rate 2.
His findings "strongly suggest SPS to be a common cause of arterial and venous thromboses
and a workup for SPS should be considered a routine assay in the workup of individuals with otherwise unexplained arterial or venous thrombotic events.
Portal and mesenteric vein thromboses
in a patient with prothrombin G20210 mutation, elevated lipoprotein (a), and high factor VIII.
Almost half of the stent thromboses
occurred a year or more after stent placement while patients were still on dual antiplatelet therapy, which suggests that extended treatment with aspirin and clopidogrel provides only partial, long-term protection, said Dr.
To date, there have been no reported late stent thromboses
with the Endeavor stent in 700 patients who have 12-month or longer follow-up.